Research Analyst, Security Architecture (Boston, MA OR Arlington, VA)

  • R5863
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • Arlington, VA, United States

Security Researcher

Security Researchers in Rapid7 InfoSec’s Security Architecture team perform research and contribute to projects supporting SecArch and Rapid7 activities.  

About the Team

Rapid7 InfoSec’s Security Architecture team enables Rapid7 to identify, understand, and manage risk through security standards, secure design review, security consultations, and security research.  Our goal is to enable contributors across Rapid7 to design, build, deploy and operate systems that are resilient to attacks by our threat actors.

About the Role

This role works closely with security architects and is the heart of our security research offering, contributing to various Security Architecture initiatives and services as needed. 

In this role, you will:

  • Implement security metrics prototypes for consumption by SecArch, partner teams, and/or the Information Security Steering Committee

  • Analyze critical security vulnerabilities and document actionable instructions for partner teams to determine if they are affected, what compensating controls are available, and what software versions contain fixes

  • Contribute to security training for partner teams

  • Document general and technology-specific security best practices 

  • Contribute to other Security Architecture projects as needed

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • Ability to locate and analyze multiple information sources about a topic

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of computer security

  • Basic knowledge of security vulnerabilities and mitigations

  • Basic knowledge of any of the following: spreadsheets, SQL and databases, or other tools useful for metrics prototyping 

  • A strong desire to learn and grow

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7


Rapid7 is creating a more secure digital future for all by helping organizations strengthen their security programs in the face of accelerating digital transformation. Our portfolio of best-in-class solutions empowers security professionals to manage risk and eliminate threats across the entire threat landscape from apps to the cloud to traditional infrastructure to the dark web. We foster open source communities and cutting-edge research–using these insights to optimize our products and arm the global security community with the latest in attackers methods. Trusted by more than 10,000 customers worldwide, our industry-leading solutions and services help businesses stay ahead of attackers, ahead of the competition, and future-ready for what’s next.

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